IBM Accelerator Catalog
IBM Accelerator Catalog

Supply Chain Forecasting and Optimization

Streamline your supply chain operations with AI.

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Key Challenges

What is an accelerator?
Industry Accelerators are a packaged set of technical assets used to help you tackle your next data science project by addressing your most pressing business challenges. With sample data, notebooks, scripts, a sample application and more, you can kickstart your own implementation and leverage the power of Cloud Pak for Data.

  • 70% of supply chain execs plan to use AI or intelligent automation for demand management and forecasting in the next 3 years
  • Less than 10% of today's supply chain data is effectively used, and most companies are virtually blind to the 80% of data that is dark or unstructured
  • 71% of supply chain execs say efficiency is one of the most important elements of their operating model

How AI and Cloud Can Help Build Stronger, Smarter Supply Chains

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Expected Business Outcome


Expedite on-ramp

Reduce inventory waste

Streamline management operations

Get your supply chain forecasting models up and running faster

Minimize excess production and maintain better control of your inventory levels

Boost visibility throughout your supply chain to decrease forecasting errors, streamline operations, and maximize efficiency

Key Features

Information architecture

End-to-end AI Ladder application

Modular framework


An architecture enabling you to improve demand forecasting accuracy with machine learning

From cataloging data through a glossary of terms to model development and deployment, simplify the lifecycle of your AI project

Composable and extensible pattern that can be applied to new data and industries

Get Started

Start experimenting today. Download and use this accelerator in your Cloud Pak for Data instance. Refer to the README file to get started.

Kick-start your data science solution with this accelerator.

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Highlighted Products for this Accelerator

IBM Cloud Pak for Data

Built on Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, IBM Cloud Pak for Data accelerates your journey to AI to transform how your business operates with an open, extensible data and AI platform that runs on any cloud.

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Watson Studio

Empower your data science and AI teams to refine data and visually build and deploy models, using data on the desktop for anytime, anywhere access.

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Watson Knowledge Catalog

Help your data users quickly find, curate, categorize and share data, analytical models and their relationships with other members of your organization.

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Decision Optimization

Transform business decision-making with powerful optimization solutions.

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SPSS Modeler

You can use SPSS Modeler flows to build machine learning pipelines that you can use to iterate rapidly during the model building process.

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Additional details

  • Accelerator typeCloud Pak for Data industry
  • IndustryManufacturing
  • Business functionOperations
  • Product and version IBM Cloud Pak for Data,IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog,IBM Watson Studio,IBM Decision Optimization,IBM SPSS Modeler - Current
  • Author typeIBM
  • Company nameIBM Data Science and AI Elite Team
  • Author nameData Science and AI Elite Team
  • Last modifiedOctober 15th, 2020
  • Language English